Edmonds, WA (PRWEB) July 6, 2010
City Kitty Grooming is pleased to announce they have joined forces with Upside Group Franchise Consulting to expand their franchise base.
City Kitty Grooming, based in Edmonds, WA, was established in 2000 as one of the first national feline-only grooming salons and is a leader in the industry. According to the 2009/2010 National Pet Owners Survey, there are 93.6 million cats in the United States residing in 38.2 million households. The same survey reported that in 2009, the US market for pet services such as grooming, was $3.36 billion. The survey concluded that people are increasingly treating their pets as members of the family, which has supported impressive growth of pet services. This has not only helped the industry experience growth in the last few years but will continue to drive revenue in the future. City Kitty Grooming is poised to benefit from this continued growth and is maneuvering to expand their ability to reach customers by adding new franchise locations throughout the United States.
Upside Group Franchise Consulting is a full service, boutique franchise consulting firm with offices across the country. They have a handpicked, professional staff with decades of franchise experience from all disciplines of the franchise industry. Upside Group Franchise Consulting offers their clients a full suite of franchise services including innovative franchise marketing programs, outsourced franchise sales, franchise sales training, franchise lead screening, franchise manuals, franchise marketing collateral, and award winning web design. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Upside Group Franchise Consulting regularly speaks at International Franchise Association events, serve as contributing writers for several franchise industry publications and have instructed at Nova University, the nation’s leading institution for higher education in the franchise industry.
In the coming decade, the pet grooming industry is expected to maintain its strong market potential and is predicted to experience steady growth. The combination of City Kitty Grooming’s exciting brand potential and proven business model, and Upside Group Franchise Consulting’s comprehensive franchise experience, will drive an aggressive growth strategy that will capitalize on the pet grooming industries market expansion.
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